We are happy to welcome you to the official website of the 1st Annual Healthcare Meet - AHM 2018!
This page provides a summary of the 1st Annual Healthcare Meet - AHM 2018, a full day academic workshop, hosted by the
Center for Health and Medical Sciences (CHMS) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on September 29, 2018 at Le Royal Meridien, Chennai City, India.
It is a 1st Meet and was attended by 43 delegates (represented 10 Country: from England,
Australia, Oman, Jordan, Malaysia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Philippines, Taiwan and India)
those are employed/ practicing in a Teaching Hospitals/Clinical Establishments/Research Laboratories/Academic Institutions.
Objectives of the Meet
To provide a comprehensive understanding of the key dynamics of the current healthcare industry.
To promote cutting edge research on innovation in healthcare delivery (Information Technology, Management, Processes and Systems)
To manage complex healthcare issues and to make effective strategic decisions
To discuss the current trends and presentation of new research as applied to healthcare
This Meet provided a platform to discuss all aspects of health care research like 'Diagnosis - Prevention - Cure
and Rehabilitation of Patients affected by one or more health disorders in terms of Physical, Physiological
and Psychological Illness' also the treatment services. In many ways the meet is unique: the traditions of being by invitation only, have
always been intended to promote intense and positive discussion between the experts in the field.
The intent of the meet is not archival publication, but rather to provide a
forum to build community and to stimulate discussion, new insight and experimentation.
In the Inaugural session (9.45 am to 10.15 am)
Mrs. M. S Sudha , Director- VIF and Program Chair of the AHM 2018, welcomed the gathering.
Dr. Ranjita Shegokar, Capnomed GmbH, Germany, deliver Special Address
Prof. Santosh Kumar Katharia, Sarojini Naidu Medical College, Agra, India deliver Special Address
Dr. Vellingiri Raja Badrakalimuthu, Parklands Hospital, Basingstoke, U.K deliver Special Address
The Meet Speakers and titles (10.30 am to 3 pm) were as follows:
Dr. Ranjita Shegokar, Capnomed GmbH, Germany
Cancer therapy – is there any hope?
Prof. M. Manivannan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India.
Virtual Reality Based Medical Training Simulators as the Future Technology for Clinical Training
Ms. Karthikayini Krishnasamy, University Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia
Nutrition Status of Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients In A Tertiary Hospital
Dr. Vellingiri Raja Badrakalimuthu, Parklands Hospital, Basingstoke, U.K
Dr. Palanisamy Sivanandy, International Medical University, Malaysia
Adverse Drug Reactions and Drug Interactions - A potential threat to life
Healthcare Awards Ceremony
The Venus International Healthcare Awardss (affectionately known as the VIHAs) scheme was
instituted in the year 2017 by the CHMS of VIF, are presented yearly during the Annual Healthcare Meet (AHM) that is
conducted during September month of the year. The Award (Certificate, Bronze Medal &
Memento; It's a Non-financial Award) scheme has a Criteria, Standards, Policy, Nomination
Application, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc that are governed by the Board of Trust.
The VIHA 2018 is convened by the CHMS of VIF & will be conducted in accordance with the VIF
BOARD MEETING resolution vide F. No. VIF/MIN/BM-IV/2018 held on April 9, 2018 at VIF Head Quarters
invites nominations from eligible individuals those are employed/ practicing in a Teaching Hospitals/Clinical
Establishments/Research Laboratories/Academic Institutions and workinga in the frontiers of Dental Sciences,
Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Sciences, Biomedical Science & Engineering, Public Health.
The nominees are selected based on the Expert Committee report and Apex Committee
Click here to view the VIHA 2018 Winners List